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Leadership Intensives

MVNC offers several leadership intensives each year. These are typically multi-session, in-person workshops that cover a specific topic or help nonprofit teams work on a specific project. These programs often have limited registration, a small fee, and require multiple board and staff member participation. The goal of these intensives is for organizations to have time to work collaboratively within their team and within the cohort of nonprofits to address a topic or project that will move their organization forward.

Institute for Nonprofit Practice 

Each year MVNC partners with Tufts University to bring the Institute for Nonprofit Practice to island nonprofit leaders. This program is designed for current executive nonprofit leaders and emerging nonprofit leaders. The 7-month program differs from other professional development courses, with its emphasis placed equally on leadership, self-awareness, and personal growth. 

Learn more about INP here

Join us for a 2023 Leadership Intensive!

2023 Board Leader Training 

Led by: Mary Kay Leonard, Strategy and Business Planning Consultant 

*Application now closed*

Session 1: The Role of the Board: Governance and Policy Setting vs Management 
  • May 3, 2023, 10am–12:30pm via Zoom 
Session 2: The Board/ED Relationship; Building a Diverse Board
  • May 17, 2023, 10:00–12:30pm via Zoom
Session 3: Strategic, Business and Operational Planning and Managing Leadership Transitions
  • June 7, 2023, 1–4pm in person
Session 4: Building Awareness of and Fundraising for your Organization
  • June 20, 2023, 1–4pm in person

Marketing and Creating Your Nonprofit Brand 

Led by: Grounded World, an award-winning nonprofit marketing agency from NYC 

Friday June 16, 2023, 8:30am-1pm

Back by popular demand! Learn how to best represent your nonprofit organization's BPP (Belief, Purpose, and Pursuits) and how to engage donors emotionally to your purpose.

MVNC is thrilled to announce a half-day leadership intensive with NYC based agency Grounded World focusing on marketing, branding, and telling your story. In this workshop you’ll learn how to craft your organization's purpose using a tool called BPP (Belief, Purpose, and Pursuits). The program also includes case studies of how clients successfully connected the 'why' of Purpose to the 'Way' of profit to drive good growth. 

Upcoming 2023 Leadership Intensives:

Nonprofit Leadership and Management 

Strategic Planning with Patricia Floyd

Environmental Justice 

Application Information: 

Please check back for more information about our leadership intensives and the application process. We will post more information as it is available. 

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In 2022 we offered the following MVNC leadership intensives: 

  1. Board Leader Training, February-May 2022: Board members from 10 nonprofits took part in this 7 session training designed to strengthen the capacity and leadership of your Board. 
  2. Strategic Planning, October 2022-January 2023: 5 nonprofit staff and board teams met regularly from October to January to learn from Patricia Floyd about strategic planning and to outline a plan for a specific strategic initiative. 

  3. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), August-December 2022: 10 island nonprofits were part of our first DEI intensive this fall designed to promote transformative organizational change that moves beyond representation and centers equity.

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